Grenada To Participate In Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue In St. Lucia

PR – President of the Senate, Sen. The Honourable Dr.  Dessima Williams, Speaker of the House, Honourable Leo Cato and Chair of the  Parliamentary Women’s Caucus Grenada, Honourable Dr. Clarice Modeste  Curwen, left the island today to represent Grenada at a Latin America and  Caribbean meeting in St. Lucia.  

Under the four year Spotlight Initiative and in the framework of Sustainable  Development Goals, the three-day meeting, which will be held in Gros Islet, will  seek to evaluate the status of gender equality and sustainable development. 

Senator the Honourable Dr. Dessima Williams, a lifelong women’s activist, will  report on Grenada’s budgeting, starting in 2022, and proposed legislation to end  sexual harassment. 

Speaker of the House, Honourable Leo Cato, and Member of Parliament,  Honourable Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen will update on recent meetings and  training on achieving gender equality in the Parliament and beyond.  

The delegation also includes the Chief Gender Officer in the Ministry of Social  Development and Gender Affairs, Ms. Jicinta Alexis among others. 

The Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue in Gender Equality and Sustainable Development  will be held from October 31 to November 1, 2023 and the exchange among  Caribbean Women’s Parliamentary Caucuses will take place on November 2,  2023.